About Us

Jayne Franklin School of Dance & Fitness has been running for over 25 years as a friendly dance and fitness school in Birmingham.

We offer dance classes in Ballet, Tap and Freestyle and Musical Theatre to pupils aged 2 years through to adults. We also teach Zumba, Fitness Pilates and Gentle Gym across Birmingham to adults of all fitness levels.

Our teachers are fully CRB and DBS checked, and we are committed to making sure our pupils are in a safe environment. We are a friendly, welcoming establishment that is open to all, with dedicated teachers who are passionate about what they do and are committed to developing dance and fitness skills!

Jayne Franklin, Principle

Jayne started dance classes at the age of 7yrs old and by the age of 14 she knew that dance would be her career! Jayne performed extensively as a child, and by 21 she gained qualifications in Modern, Ballet and Tap with IDTA. In 1984 she opened the Jayne Dancing School of Dancing, and has gone from strength to strength.

In recent years Jayne has expanded her qualifications in Zumba and Fitness Pilates, and is currently working on advance Pilates qualifications.

Ellie Wyles, Assistant

Ellie is Jayne’s eldest daughter and has completed many IDTA exams in ballet, tap and freestyle. She is also a qualified zumba instructor.

She has danced since the age of 2 and now assists Jayne in freestyle; a style she herself excels in. She is also involved in choreography and has choreograhed many show dances. Ellie is looking to expand her teaching qualifications in Gymnastic Dance through the IDTA.

Millie Wyles, Assistant

Millie is Jayne’s younger daughter who is a proficient dancer in ballet, tap and freestyle. She assists with the younger students and helps them to learn through demonstrations. Millie has been nominated for several IDTA scholarships and awards, and brings her performance and technical experience to the classes.